April 2018

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Fading buying interest weighs on Chinese domestic spot ferro-chrome prices

UG2 chrome ore, and Chinese and Japanese ferro-chrome markets were bearish last week on anticipation of China’s stainless steel mills lowering their ferro-chrome tender prices for May.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 20/04: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday April 20:

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Softening demand, strong stocks weigh on Asian prices; US price dips; European quotation holds up

Lack of buying support and falling prices weighed on the Chinese ferro-chrome price assessment on Friday April 13 and market participants predicted subsequent softening to trickle into Japan, where demand is soft; US high-carbon prices fell temporarily in a quiet trading week.

Vedanta appoint AngloGold chief Venkatakrishnan as new CEO

Vedanta Resources has appointed Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as its new chief executive officer (CEO), recruiting the executive from rising gold developer AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 13/04: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday April 13:

Tharisa reports record March quarter chrome concentrate production

Tharisa has reported a record quarterly production of 367,000 tonnes of chrome concentrate in the three months to March 31.

EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF 10/04: SHFE copper prices jump; Codelco reaches wage deal at Chuquicamata; Stefan Boel to leave Aurubis

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s office in Shanghai as we bring you the latest news and pricing stories on Tuesday April 10.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 06/04: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday April 6:

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chinese ferro-chrome, UG2 prices dip on lower-than-expected April tender prices; European, US market stable

The Chinese charge chrome index, spot ferro-chrome prices and the UG2 index all slipped on Friday March 30, following lower-than-expected April tender prices from major Chinese stainless steel mills, while ferro-chrome prices in the European and US markets were stable.